Spring Fun in Arlington
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for April 6-10.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for March 30 - April 3.
Where the Artisphere went wrong.
The County Manager Barbara Donnellan has finally made the recommendation to put the Artisphere down after five years of its limping through budget seasons. Tasked with finding a way of saving the financially hemorrhaging arts center, Donnellan warned the County Board in December that Artisphere’s future was in jeopardy, and followed through with listing the Artisphere as one of the optional cuts in the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 County Manager Budget, released Feb. 19.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, March 23-28.
World premiere musical explores possibility of life and love and deferred dreams.
Directed by Matthew Gardiner, Signature Theater is presenting the world premiere of the musical, "Soon" by Nick Blaemire through April 26. The action centers around the hottest summer in human history and, in a few months, all water on earth will evaporate.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington hosts Chalice Theatre.
Chalice Theatre of Arlington is presenting the musical “Children of Eden” through March 15. Never on Broadway, but often performed in local theatre groups, this musical by Stephen Schwartz, who also wrote the better known musicals “Godspell” and “Pippin,” is about family.
World premiere musical from composer John Kander and playwright Greg Pierce.
Signature Theater is staging "Kid Victory," the highly anticipated and chilling world premiere original musical from composer John Kander and playwright Greg Pierce from Feb. 17 through March 22.
Concert to include students.
At the upcoming performance of the U.S. Navy Band, the uniformed professionals will be joined by members of the event host, Yorktown High School Band. The free concert will be held in Yorktown’s auditorium this coming Saturday evening.
Encore Stage & Studio presents “Cinderella.”
A young girl, nicknamed Cinderella by her stepsisters, dreams of leaving her work behind and becoming a princess in this classic musical being presented by Encore Stage & Studio.
Local cartoonist’s work exhibited in film and book at Arlington Central Library
Nick Galifinakis and David Apatoff had a problem. They wanted to keep meeting at the home of fellow cartoonist Richard Thompson, creator of Washington Post comic Richard’s Poor Almanac and his nationally syndicated comic Cul de Sac, to chat and to pour over his work, but were afraid that Thompson would kick them out if they didn’t come up with a good reason to stay. This was the origin of “The Art of Richard Thompson.” Though likely apocryphal, the story is indicative of the reverence and humor with which the editors compiled the collection.
Dancers were a-flutter on stage as fairies, soldiers, dancing princesses, mice, princes and the rest of the cast of “The Nutcracker” prepared for the upcoming BalletNova holiday show.
When Mozart wrote “The Magic Flute” in the late 1700s, it's hard to imagine he envisioned an audience entirely filled with elementary school children.
Opposites attract as two strangers are trapped by a snowstorm in a secluded cabin.
Signature Theater in Arlington is staging the savvy and sexy "Sex With Strangers" through Dec. 7, 2014.